Pierrefonds-Roxboro wants permanent dikes
Pierrefonds-Roxboro wants permanent dikes.
Mayor Jim Beis says it's time for long-term solutions to spring flooding.
Beis has approached the government about building fixed barriers, which he says would be cost-efficient and would prevent homeowners from having to sell their properties.
Quebec is offering homeowners up to 200-thousand dollars so they can leave flood-prone areas.
Pierrefonds, which has suffered severe flooding in recent years, relies on dikes for protection from the water.
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